Awesome Asparagus Recipes: 5 Easy Ways to Enjoy Spring's Superfood

Lean, green, and packed with vitamins and minerals, asparagus stands as spring’s most powerful veggie. Low in fat and calories — one cup has less than 30 calories — but high in fiber, asparagus boasts vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6, plus copper, calcium, folate, and iron. It’s also anti-inflammatory, has powerful antioxidant properties, and works […]

MIB TV: Roasted Asparagus Salad

This summer, try using fresh ingredients straight from your garden to create unique dishes for your family and friends. Quince at the Homestead (1625 Hinman Ave., Evanston) is doing just that. They use the freshest ingredients, including herbs picked right from a rooftop garden above the restaurant. One beautiful seasonal dish is the Roasted Asparagus […]

Sesame Asparagus Salad Recipe

Asparagus is now in season. When you’ve had your fill of steamed and grilled, try this delicious salad. Wilmette resident Katie Hauser made this salad for a potluck once. Gracious friend that she is, she gave me the recipe. I’ve been making it ever since because it’s one of those recipes that always works and everyone […]